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Tests to stage

Find out about CT and MRI scans, and lymph node biospy.

CT scan

Find out what a CT scan is, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

MRI scan

Read about an MRI scan, how you have it and what happens afterwards.

Lymph node biopsy

You might have a lymph node biopsy if your doctor thinks there is a risk your cancer has spread from the skin to the lymph nodes.

Last reviewed: 
25 Jul 2017

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